Graphic novels / by Ashley Rae Harris.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Looks at the history of graphic novels and comic books, exploring how graphic novels evolved from comics, how themes and content have changed over time, and the use of educational graphic novels in schools.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
    • ISBN:
      9781617837333 : LIB
      1617837334 : LIB
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Horn Book Guide Reviews 2013 Fall

This middle-grade series explores controversial issues in the media. Once considered a bad influence on children, comics and graphic novels are now far more accepted; this book focuses on the genre's history, beginning with comic books in the 1930s. The page design is uninspired, but photos and sidebars enhance the texts, and discussion questions prompt critical thinking. Reading list, timeline. Glos., ind.